The HRM Legal Environment. Equal Employment Opportunity. Legal Considerations. Shape HR practice and policies. Business Law. The rules, statutes, codes & regulations, enforceable by court action, that are established to provide a legal framework within which business may be conducted.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
Shape HR practice and policies
The rules, statutes, codes & regulations, enforceable by court action, that are established to provide a legal framework within which business may be conducted
Employment decision-making or working conditions that are advantageous or disadvantageous to members of one group compared to members of another group
75,000 claims of discrimination were filed in the U.S.
Of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; amended in 1972 & 1991
Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that occur:
Covers men, women and same-sex harassment
The organization’s personnel practices demonstrating “good faith effort” to attract, retain & upgrade members of Title VII protected classes
Are the fastest growing category of discrimination complaints filed with the EEOC, and are the most expensive
Employers with 15 or more employees, employment agencies, labor organizations
Covers application, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, training & other employment terms & conditions
Qualified employee: can perform job functions with or without reasonable accommodation(s)
Worker must be unable to perform activities that are of central importance to most people’s daily lives, such as walking, seeing and hearing.ADA of 1990
* If the accommodation(s) would not impose an “undue hardship” on the operation of the employer’s business